IT 9/10 Files and Software Assignment

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Bits and Bytes

Fill in the table:

What are the possible values for a bit? 
How many bits are in a byte? 
What symbol is used for byte? 
About how many bytes are in a kilobyte? 
About how many bytes are in a megabyte? 
About how many bytes are in a gigabyte? 
About how many bytes are in a terabyte? 

Files Exercise

Use Google, and your own knowledge, to complete the table.

File ExtensionBinary or Ascii FormatHow To EditHow to View
.doc   
.png   
.gif   
.jpg   
.mp3   
.wav   
.midi   
.txt   
.cpp   
.ppt   
.html   
.exe   

Software Categories and Usage Rules

  1. Complete the table below.
  2. First, look for each program below on the school computers.
  3. If you need more information, look up each software package on Google.
  4. Software Categories include office suite, web browser, graphics editor etc. Usage Rules include Freeware, Demoware/Payware and Open Source.
Software Package Category Usage Rules Online or Installed
GIMP     
Notepad++     
Avast Internet Security     
Google Docs     
7-zip     
Pixlr     
Chrome     
Microsoft Office     
Dev-C++